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Engadget
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An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
88

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Review

The Moto X hits a sweet spot with its user-friendly, always-on software features. At $199, though, it's priced a bit too high for a mid-range phone.

Pros
  • Long battery life
  • Useful Active Display notification previews
  • Easy to activate Quick Capture mode
  • Smooth overall performance
Cons
  • Moto Maker restricted to AT&T
  • On-contract pricing should be lower
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Scores

Engadget

88
 

User Reviews

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NoNameAtAll
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
90
parkrbrown
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
90
gomer43
When I first saw commercials and buzz about the Moto X, I was intrigued. I'd...read more
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82
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

83
 

Display

82
 

Battery life

86
 

Camera

74
 

Ease of use

84
 

Design and form factor

86
 

Portability (size / weight)

83
 

Media support

75
 

Durability

75
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

86
 

How It Stacks Up

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Engadget

88
 

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81
 

User

93
 
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79
 
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87
 

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83
 

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90
 
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